Category Archives: Northern Arizona

Dust

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Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


wilderness grasses
waiting for the winter rains—
a dust cloud ripens

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Winter Grasses”

Company

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One of many ancient ruins at Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


this old house
keeping company
with the wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Accepting the Finite”

Lantern

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View of a courtyard in Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, Sedona, Arizona
 


Red paper lantern—
mistaking it for ripe fruit,
wrens peck at its flesh.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Lantern”

Legacy

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Remnants of wildflowers, Northern Arizona
 


first frost’s legacy—
bouquets of wasted flowers
ready to sow seeds

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Ghost Writer Prompt”

Cleft

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The Citadel, Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


The cleft affords a grand view.


high country morning—
through a cleft in the stone wall
the scent of campfires

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inspired by Buson”
 
More Six-Word Saturday at Show My Face

Stumbling

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One of many ancient ruins at Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


stumbling over stones
left so many springs ago
no one knows the tale

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Sunday Scribblings 2: “Stumble”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More Carpe Diem: “Basho’s ‘Has Spring Come'”

Captured

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Indian Paintbrush, Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


springtime long ago
captured in a photograph
now the flower fades

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More Carpe Diem: “Basho’s ‘Has Spring Come'”

Raven

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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


Beyond the forest
a raven on the mountain
blinks, and boulders crack.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Managua Gunn’s ‘Forest'”

Pretender

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Old advertising sign for sale at an antique store, Sedona, Arizona
 


hued in blue and gold
morning glory pretender
climbing up the wall

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Chiyo-Ni’s ‘Morning Glories'”

Listen

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One of many ancient ruins at Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


Old ruins tell new stories. Listen!

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Six-Word Saturday at Show My Face

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